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MSW Coordinator James H. Andrews to Speak at NASW Conference

Pitt-Johnstown’s Master of Social Work Program Coordinator James H. Andrews, MSW, is among the speakers at the National Association of Social Workers-Pennsylvania Chapter Conference, September 22-25.

The NASW is the largest gathering of professional Social Workers in Pennsylvania, attracting between 400-600 attendees annually.

The theme for the NASW-PA 2019 Annual Conference is “Making Waves,” which reflects the idea that if society is an ocean, social workers are the waves that incite change.

First-Year Students 'Do Something' For Community

Several of Pitt-Johnstown's first-year students helped at a downtown community garden.

Pitt-Johnstown’s Class of 2023 upheld a university new-student tradition of serving the Greater Johnstown community on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

The class of nearly 600 new students and several university staff volunteers worked for several hourspicking up trash, mowing the lawn and while providing other services to local businesses. The students, along with members of the Johnstown Redevelopment Authority and Discover Johnstown, cleaned various downtown locations, specifically the Laurel Avenue Community Garden.